Reno, NV (89501)

12:00 PM PDT on March 30, 2017 (GMT -0700)
UNR Campus, LMR Roof | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Advisory, Wind Advisory Active Notice: Areal Flood Advisory

Elev 4570 ft 39.54 °N, 119.81 °W | Updated 34 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
43.0 °F
Feels Like 35 °F
N
16.1
Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 24.8 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 8000 ft
Windchill 35 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 49%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:46 AM 7:21 PM
Waxing Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KRNO 301855Z 32021G31KT 10SM FEW025 BKN050 BKN080 06/M03 A2999 RMK AO2 PK WND 33031/1850 SLP134 SH DSNT SW W MTN TOPS OBSCD DSNT SW-NW T00561033
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 8000 ft
Windchill 35 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 49%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:46 AM 7:21 PM
Waxing Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KRNO 301855Z 32021G31KT 10SM FEW025 BKN050 BKN080 06/M03 A2999 RMK AO2 PK WND 33031/1850 SLP134 SH DSNT SW W MTN TOPS OBSCD DSNT SW-NW T00561033

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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:34 AM PDT Mar. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam release in...
southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* until 330 PM PDT Saturday

* ongoing releases from Bridgeport Reservoir and Topaz Lake have
resulted in increased flows on both the east and West Forks of the
Walker River. These increased releases are a precautionary
measture intended to create additional storage space in the
reservoirs in preparation for high snowmelt runoff later this
Spring.

* Water management adjustments will result in an increase in flow on
the west walke from near Topaz Lake to the confluence. These flow
increases are not anticipated to result in impacts along the west
Walker.

* The flow below Bridgeport Reservoir along the east Walker is
expected to remain fairly constant and may result in minor
flooding along east Walker Road from the strosnider ditch to near
the confluence with the west Walker.

* Farther downstream, combined flows from the east and west Walker
will likely result in minor flooding below Yerington near where
Miller Lane crosses the river.

* Additional minor flooding is possible in mainly rural areas of
south central Lyon couty, but impacts are expected to be minimal
unless flows are increased beyond the current levels. Check with
local officials for possible Road closures or restrictions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated and will
result in some flooding of low lying areas. Water will be swift and
dangerous, especially upstream along the east and West Forks of the
Walker River. Stay away or be swept away.


Lat... Lon 3909 11887 3907 11901 3900 11906 3890 11903
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      3873 11900 3876 11903 3881 11906 3883 11909
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Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:59 AM PDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this evening...

* timing: winds will increase this morning with the strongest
winds expected from mid morning through mid afternoon.

* Winds: west to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
Gusts up to 65 mph in wind prone areas including I-580 between
Reno and Carson City, and foothill locations.

* Impacts: strong Crosswinds will produce hazardous travel
conditions with restrictions likely for high profile vehicles.
Choppy conditions can be expected on Washoe Lake. Expect areas
of turbulence and wind shear for aviation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture and trash cans before winds increase which could blow
these items away. The best thing to do is prepare ahead of time
by making sure you have extra food and water on hand, flashlights
with spare batteries and/or candles in the event of a power
outage.